Hold onto your hats kids, there is a new record label entering the market and they are giving their music away for free. That’s right, you’ll be able to download songs without having nightmares about the ghost of SOPA coming to take millions of dollars from you in return for those thousands of songs. DigSin is launching
Plans to push ahead with the SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act) and PIPA (Protect IP Act) bills have been scrapped by the U.S. Senate following protests by websites around the world. Wikipedia shut down for 24 hours on Wednesday forcing the Senate to rethink their plans and delay the Sopa Bill.
In conjunction with the masses of websites shutting down yesterday to protest against SOPA, a vast array of both industry professionals and artist heavyweights have spoken out about the Act. A letter that was posted to US Congress, signed by Trent Reznor, Amanda Palmer, OK Go, producer Hank Shocklee, comedian Aziz Ansari, author Neil Gaiman,
For those of you who were confused by Wikipedia being down for 24 hours, and angered at not being able to finish your essay on time, do not fret, your stress was not in vain. It was in protest of an attempt to put a vice grip on the last real forum of free speech.
Jimmy Wales, Wikipedia founder, has released a message encouraging all students to complete all work before Wikipedia shuts down for 24 hours in protest of SOPA (Stop Online Piracy Act). “Student warning! Do your homework early. Wikipedia protesting bad law on Wednesday!” Wales tweeted.